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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 204
Hospitalizations per 100 populationa, by race, United States, 2002
Population group Total Single race Multiple races
White Black Asian NHOPI AI/AN
Rateb SE Rateb SE Rateb SE Rateb SE Rateb SE Rateb SE Rateb SE
Total   11.8 0.3 8.7 0.3 12.4 0.5 * * * * * * * *
Age (not age adjusted) 0-17 4.3 0.5 3.4 0.5 4.4 0.6 * * * * * * * *
18-44 9.0 0.3 6.4 0.3 9.9 0.5 * * * * * * * *
45-64 11.6 0.4 8.4 0.4 14.7 1.0 * * * * * * * *
65 and over 35.7 1.2 27.3 1.4 32.3 2.4 * * * * * * * *
Gender Female 13.4 0.3 9.9 0.3 13.7 0.5 * * * * * * * *
Male 10.1 0.3 7.5 0.3 10.8 0.5 * * * * * * * *

a Estimates are age-adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except where indicated.

b Rates were computed using estimates of the civilian population of the United States, including institutionalized persons, as of July 1, 2002. Data are postcensal estimates based on the 2000 census.

* Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; SE: Standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Hospital Discharge Survey.

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